Category Archives: Bed and Breakfast

A Real Bargain!

Do you bake?  Well I do. ALOT. If you own a B&B you are constantly refilling the cookie jar.  As a result I have invested in heavy-duty cooking sheets and, up until recently, quality parchment paper.  Clean up is a … Continue reading

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Old Man Winter is Making a Comeback

For the last several weeks the weather here at the inn has been a beautiful – in the eighties, a bit warm for April – very little rain and not too much wind, which is a plus for us this … Continue reading

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The Day After

Another Easter has come and gone. The eggs dyed and eaten, the baskets filled with candy and left by the Easter Bunny on the credenza and the Lamb Cake  baked, decorated and  ready to be devoured. I have made the … Continue reading

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Tater Tots?

While we had a full house this weekend; our guests were here for a seminar and had breakfast meetings.  This allowed me to use George as a guinea pig for a potential breakfast entrée.  Thankfully most of his “guinea pig” … Continue reading

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Deconstructed Turkey – Part II

This post was originally published in 2013 but thought it was worth a few more words.  Yesterday I was describing how I made my turkey to one of our guests.  She asked if she could watch as I prepared the … Continue reading

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Say Cheese!

In my last post I shared my recipe for Chiles Relleno with a picture of the finished dish.  I have had a few questions about the muffin sharing the plate with the Chile Relleno and the refried beans.  They are … Continue reading

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Chiles Relleno!

Last night I made Chiles Relleno – my version of course.  For those of you who don’t know, the word relleno means stuffed.  So any chile pepper stuffed with any ingredient is a chile relleno.  Those poppers everyone love – … Continue reading

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